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Elixir DesignPro Tools

With the latest addition to the Elixir DesignPro suite of tools, anyone can design high-quality, professional-looking business documents such as statements, invoices and utility bills- with no programming knowledge necessary. These tools can help you to improve productivity and respond faster to changing business needs and customer requests. Now you can create and edit print resources using a Windows®-based tool and proof your production job on the screen using sample data.*

Highlights

  • Reduce the time needed to design or modify business documents.
  • Centralise control of print resources to improve productivity
  • Increase productivity by creating AFP documents from existing Windows applications such as Microsoft® Word
  • Extend the use of the form, by saving as PDF, to make form Web ready
  • Simplify migration of Xerox print resources to a secure AFP print environment

Features & benefits

Elixir DesignPro Tools for SMB
Cost effective tool to increase productivity by saving the time it takes to create AFP documents and also providing the ability to publish an electronic form to the Web.

Elixir DesignPro Tools for AFP™
Save significant time when you create and edit page and form definitions using the Visual PPFA tool. Drag and drop data on the screen for ease of data MAPPING. Include images, select fonts and specify conditional logic using a customisable toolbar. Use existing PPFA source code or AFP resource objects natively.

Elixir DesignPro Form Editor
Give the subject matter expert user the ability to control the content and appearance of the document. Skip the time and expense associated with having a graphic designer complete forms design. The user can create new Elixir forms easily and quickly. The new Elixir forms can be converted to various other formats using either the DesignPro Tools for SMB or DesignPro Tools for AFP.

Elixir DesignPro AFP
Enabler Leverage one tool set for even greater productivity in mixed print environments. If you already have DesignPro Tools for Xerox, add the DesignPro AFP Enablers component to acquire AFP capabilities.

Elixir DesignPro Enablers for Xerox
Leverage one tool set for even greater productivity in a single design environment by adding the Enablers for Xerox component of Elixir DesignPro Tools to an existing DesignPro Tools for AFP. Use the same tool set for both AFP and Xerox.


Specifications

AFP Prerequisites:

Hardware requirements
The minimum configuration for the Elixir DesignPro Tools is a PC with: 800+MHz Pentium® II processor, 128MB RAM (256MB recommended), CD-ROM drive, 2GB hard disk, network card compatible with Windows® 2000/Windows NT®/Windows XP, a monitor that supports Windows in 800x600 or 1024x768 resolution (or higher), PC to Host communications link (optional), AFP™, HP PCL or PostScript® proof printer

Software requirements
The minimum configuration for the Elixir DesignPro Tools is: Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Professional, or Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 6; MS Internet Explorer 5.5 or above

Host environments supported
OS/390® MVS™/VM, DOS/VSE, RS/6000®

SMB Prerequisites:

Hardware requirements
The minimum configuration for the Elixir DesignPro Tools for SMB is a PC with: 800+MHz Pentium® II processor, 128MB RAM (256MB recommended), CD-ROM drive, 2GB hard disk, Network card compatible with Windows 2000/Windows NT®/ Windows XP, a monitor that supports Windows in 800x600 or 1024x768 resolution (or higher), PC to OS/400® communications link (optional), AFP, HP PCL or PostScript proof printer

Software requirements
The minimum configuration for the Elixir DesignPro Tools for SMB is: Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Professional, or Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 6; Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or above

Print environments supported
pSeries® (InfoPrint® Manager V4.2 for AIX™), xSeries® (InfoPrint Manager for Windows)



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